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Der Fruchtbringenden Geselschaft Nahmen, Vorhaben, Gemählde und Wörter : nach jedes Einnahme ordentlich in Kupfer gestochen, und in achtzeilige Reimgesetze verfasset (1646)

Author: Ludwig, Prince of Anhalt-Köthen, 1579-1650; Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft; Merian, Matthaeus, 1593-1650; Gray, E. Kenneth, associated name. IU-R
Subject: Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft; Emblems
Publisher: Franckfurt am Mayn : Bey Mattheo Merian
Language: German
Call number: 5039884
Digitizing sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Book contributor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Collection: emblem; americana

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Emblems of the members with their mottoes and assumed names, followed by the "Reimgesetze" (interpretation of the emblems in verse); in 4 parts, each with separate title page and preceded by the engraved emblem of the Society (the palm tree)

Each rhyme signed in print by initials only; about 100 initials expanded in a contemporary hand

Binding: Contemporary vellum over paper boards; dark blue edges

Provenance: Acquired through the Dr. E. Kenneth Gray Endowment, 4 October 2004, from Bruce McKittrick

Landwehr, J. German emblem books

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